Current Affairs This Week (25-07-2021)

  • Mirabai Chanu wins silver medal


    Saikhom Mirabai Chanu is an Indian weightlifter. She won the silver medal at Tokyo Olympics 2021 in Women’s 49 kg, thereby bringing India its first medal in the event (Source: The Indian Express)
  • Nasa’s Perseverance prepares to drill first rock sample


    The US space agency’s Perseverance rover is getting ready to take its first sample of Mars rock. The core, about the size of a finger, will be packaged in a sealed tube for eventual return to Earth. (Source: bbc.com)
  • Prehistoric cave paintings discovered near Delhi NCR
    Recently after environmental activist Sunil Harsana discovered prehistoric cave painting in the Mangar Bani hills in May this year, archaeologists in Haryana conducted further explorations in the Shilakhari, Mangar, Kot and Dhauj areas in Faridabad (Source: financialexpress.com)
  • Automated Auditory Brainstem Response (AABR)
    To manage the hearing loss in newborn and young children, Punjab Government on Monday launched Automated Auditory Brainstem Response (AABR) system under Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Programme. (Source: dailypioneer.com)
  • Pegasus
    Pegasus is a spyware developed by the Israeli cyberarms firm NSO Group that can be covertly installed on mobile phones (and other devices) running most versions of iOS and Android.The 2021 Project Pegasus revelations suggest that the current Pegasus software can exploit all recent iOS versions up to iOS 14.6. (Source: Wikipedia)
  • GUJCET admit card 2021 released
    The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSEB) has released the admit card for the Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GUJCET) 2021 which will be held on August 6 in an offline mode. Candidates can download the admit card at the official website- gujcet.gseb.org. (Source: The Indian Express)
  • Quote of the week
    A bad word whispered echoes a hundred miles – chinese proverb

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